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Psychology chapter 1 Crossword

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Physical needs such as sleep and hunger Physiological
Private, unobservable mental reason Cognitive
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes Psychology
Educated guess about same phenomenon Hypothesis
A complex explanation based on findings from a large number of experimental studies Theory
Research Basic science
Using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems Applied science
A general approach to gathering info & answering questions so that error and biases are minimized Scientific method
Interested in the basic elements of human experience Structuralist
A method of self observation in which participants report their thoughts & feelings Introspection
Study how human and animals adapt to their environments Functionalist
A phychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior, feelings, and thoughts Psychoanalyst
A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based o response to events in the environment Behaviorist
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth Humanist
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use info and how thought processes influence our behavior Cognitivist
A psychologist who studies how chemical and physical changes in our body influence behavior Psychobiologist
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders Psychiatry
A pyschologist who diagnoses and treat people with emotional disturbances Clinical psychologist
A psychologist who studies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, & social changes that occur as individuals mature Developmental
A pysychologist who is concerned with helping students learn Educational
A psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare agency Community
A psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the work place a more satisfying environment for employees & managers Industrial
A psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and/or emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions Experimenal

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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Who is often called the "father" of psychology? wundt
Psychology is the scientific study of _______ and mental processes. behavior
This is a complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species. instinct
What part of the brain includes the auditory (hearing) areas? temporallobes
The autonomic nervous system is split into two divisions, one that calms and one that arouses. Which one is the calming side? parasympathetic
Paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, and undifferentiated are all classifications of what psychological disorder? schizophrenia
What level sits at the top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs? selfactualization
What area of the brain controls many of your emotional responses, including fear and anger? amygdala
Formerly known as multiple personality disrder, _______ identity disorder is characterized by a person exhibiting 2 or more distinct personalities. dissociative
In the study of behavior genetics, the real question of "what makes you who you are?" deals with nature v. _______. nurture
This research method is the only one that allows the experimenter to draw conclusions about cause and effect. experiment
The period between childhood and adulthood. adolescence
What gland is often referred to as the master gland? pituitary
A fetus is the developing human organism from _______ weeks after conception to birth. nine
In order to be judged a psychological disorder, it has to meet these 4 criteria: maladaptive, _______, disturbing, and atypical. unjustifiable
This is the culturally preferred timing of social events such as marriage, parenthood, and retirement. socialclock
What psychologist's studes in the area of morality led his to develop a 3 stage theory of moral development? kohlberg
_______ nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by excessive eating followed by purging, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise. bulimia
_______ is the fear of swallowing. phagophobia
What is the 1st stage in Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development? sensorimotor

Psychology Terms Crossword

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process of thinking and understanding cognitive
study of behavior tested through scientific research psychology
assumption about behavior tested through scientific research hypothesis
general approach to gathering info and answering questions that minimize errors and bias scientific method
complex explanation of phenomena based on findings from scientific research theory
psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental experiences structuralist
psychologist who studies the function (rather than the structure) of consciousness and how mental processes help people and animals adapt to their environment functionalist
psychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior psychoanalyst
psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in environment behaviorist
psychologist who studies effects that physical and chemical changes have on behavior psychobiologist
psychologist studies effects of overcrowding on humans environmental
idea that mind and body are separate and distinct dualism

Psychology...chapter 1 Crossword

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Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding cognitive
Having to do with an organism's physical processes physiological
The scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research Psychology
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake Basic Science
Discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals Applied Science
Modern or current Contemporary
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth Humanist
Psychologist who studies how uncounscious motives and conflicts determing human behavior, feelings, and thoughts Psychoanalyst
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals Psychologist
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders Psychiatry
The objects or conditions that surround something or someone Environment
A psychologist who studies the function of consciousness Functionalist
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scienfific research Hypothesis
The act or result of being aware ofthe inner nature of things Insight
To get or obtain Acquire

Charles Darwin Word Search

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Theory
The Origin Of Species
Survival
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Selection
Scientist
Research
Naturalist
Natural Selection
Journal
HMS Beagle
Genetics
Generational
Galapagos
Fossil
Finch
Evolution
Ethology
Environment
England
Emma Wedgwood
Development
Darwinism
Darwin
Characteristics
Behaviour
Adapt

Health Ch. 1, Lessons 1, 2, 3 Crossword

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combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well being health
an overall state of well being or total health wellness
practicing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury prevention
the providing of accurate health information to help people make healthy choices (2 words) healtheducation
a person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services (2 words) healthliteracy
are personal behaviors related to the way a person lives (2 words) lifestyle factors
all the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents heredity
the sum of your surroundings environment
people of the same age who share similar interests peers
the collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group culture
the various methods of communication media
actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others (2 words) riskbehaviors
related risks that increase in effect (2 words) cumulativerisks
avoiding harmful behaviors abstinence

Heredity and Adaptation Word Search

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Hair color
eye color
Traits
Behavioral adaptation
Structural adaptation
Predator
Offspring
Allele
Recessive traits
Dominant trait
Variations
Nucleus
Genes
Chromosomes
Cells
Heredity
Inherited trait
Learn behavior
Hibernation
Migration
Metamorphosis
Instinct
Oxygen
Adaptation
Shelter
Mimicry
Environment
Camouflage

Motivation & Emotion Crossword Puzzle

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The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. Motivation
To require (something) because it is essential or very important Need
In innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need. Drive
An innate, typically fixed pattern of behavior in organisms in response to certain stimuli. Instincts
Behavior that is driven by external rewards. Extrinsic Motivation
Behavior that is driven by internal (personal) rewards. Intrinsic Motivation
The act of affiliating, state of being affiliated. (being part of something). Affiliation
A state of balance in the body. Homeostasis
A state of feeling that involves physical arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience. Emotions
When you're driven to get ahead, to tackle situations, and to meet high personal standards of success. Achievement Motivation
A feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food, couple with the desire to eat. Hunger

Animal Behavior Crossword

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An action or series of actions performed by an animal in response to a stimulus behavior
trial and error learning occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning
selection in which a mate is chosen based on a certain trait or set of traits sexualselection
ensures the survival of young parentalcare
scientist who carried out a classical conditioning experiment training a dog to associate a ringing bell with food pavlov
a pattern behavior that occurs when an action always occurs the same way without being taught fixedaction
when scientist study behavior, they investigate two kinds of questions, how and ______ why
genetically programmed behavior innate
learning that can ONLY occur during a specific period early in life and cannot be changed once it occurs imprinting
there are 2 major influences on animal behavior, reproductive success and ________ survival
a female "evaluating" the male before she decides whether to mate is a behavior referred to as ________ matechoice
person noticing males often have extreme characteristics that they display during courtship darwin
reproduction often has a greater metabolic cost and greater investment from the _________ female
Can be a sound, posture, movement, color, scent, or facial expression signal
man who observed imprinting when he raised a group of newly hatched goslings lorenz
Type of behavior protecting a resource for exclusive use territorial
vocal communication is likely most developed in primates
learning by association conditioning
scientists who study how animals behave and the adaptive significance of behavior ethologist
American psychologist that demonstrated operant conditioning skinner
behavior performed by an animal to locate, obtain, and consume food foraging
ability to analyze a problem and think of a possible solution reasoning
development of behaviors through experience is called learning
trial and error learning that occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning

Schizophrenia crossword

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Schizophrenia disorder type characterized by incoherent speech, inappropriate mood, hallucinations, childlike behavior,delusions, and positive symptoms Disorganized
Schizophrenia disorder type characterized delusions of grandeur, persecution, reference, and positive symptoms Paranoid
Schizophrenia disorder type characterized by disturbances of thought or behavior, and emotions that do not fit neatly into the other schizophrenic categories Undifferentiated
Schizophrenia disorder type diagnosed to individuals who have suffered from schizophrenia but have no major symptoms at the time Residual
Symptoms type including hallucinogens and delusions Positive
Symptoms type including lack of emotion and social withdrawal Negative
Severe reduction in emotional expressiveness Flat affect
Class of medication primarily used to treat Schizophrenia Antipsychotics
Confused or unitelligible mixture of seemingly random mixture of words or phrases Word salad
No psychomotor activity or interaction with the environment Stupor